S Zole 1gm Tablet

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Introduction

S Zole 1gm Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, and skin.

S Zole 1gm Tablet is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers, and pressure sores. This medicine may be taken with or without food. However, it should be taken at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The amount you are advised will depend on what you are being treated for and how bad it is, but you should take this antibiotic exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better after a short time but do not stop taking it until you have finished a full course of treatment, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. Do not drink any alcohol while taking this medicine and for some days after stopping it. Otherwise, you may get unpleasant side effects like nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain.

The most common side effects of this medicine include gastrointestinal disturbances, nausea, abdominal pain, dry mouth, metallic taste, glossitis, and stomatitis. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. You can try using sugarless candies or lozenges to overcome any dryness or metallic taste in the mouth.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have any kidney or liver problems or any disease of the nervous system. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine should not be taken if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary and prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of S Zole Tablet

  • Bacterial & parasitic infections

Benefits of S Zole Tablet

In Bacterial & parasitic infections

S Zole 1gm Tablet helps treat many different infections such as those of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, bones, and skin that are caused by bacteria and parasites. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection. It usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria and parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of S Zole Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of S Zole

  • Gastrointestinal disturbance
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Metallic taste
  • Glossitis (tongue inflammation)
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

How to use S Zole Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. S Zole 1gm Tablet is to be taken with food.

How S Zole Tablet works

S Zole 1gm Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking S Zole 1gm Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
S Zole 1gm Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
S Zole 1gm Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
S Zole 1gm Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of S Zole 1gm Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
S Zole 1gm Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of S Zole 1gm Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take S Zole Tablet?

If you miss a dose of S Zole 1gm Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • S Zole 1gm Tablet used in a high dose or for a prolonged time increases the risk of side effects such as nerve damage. Take it only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache.
  • Inform your doctor if you have  liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
  • S Zole 1gm Tablet treats infections caused by bacteria and parasites.
  • It may also be used to prevent infections following surgery.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nitroimidazole
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
5-Nitroimidazole (Antiprotozoal & Antibacterial)

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FAQs

Q. Is S Zole 1gm Tablet effective?

S Zole 1gm Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using S Zole 1gm Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of S Zole 1gm Tablet?

If you forget a dose of S Zole 1gm Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Why is it harmful to drink alcohol while using S Zole 1gm Tablet?

Alcohol should be strictly avoided while taking S Zole 1gm Tablet.Moreover, you should avoid alcohol even after 3 days of finishing the complete course. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfiram reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

Q. Is S Zole 1gm Tablet safe?

S Zole 1gm Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Can I stop taking S Zole 1gm Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking S Zole 1gm Tablet. Complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Hence, if you stop taking the medicine before completing the course, your infection may come back. Consult your doctor before you stop taking S Zole 1gm Tablet and follow their advice.

Q. What are the side effects of S Zole 1gm Tablet?

The most common side effects of S Zole 1gm Tablet are headache, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vaginal yeast infection and vaginal itching. These side effects are usually not bothersome. But if you are concerned or if any of these persists for a long duration, consult your doctor.

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Aigis Biotec, Basement Hotel Crown, Opposite Red Cross Bhawan, Delhi Road, Hisar-125001, Haryana, India
Country of origin: India

MRP
57.5
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